What to Do in Boise

This list was compiled from Boise Weekly's readers' and editors' top picks.

Restaurants

Bella Aquila (Italian)
775 S. Rivershore Lane Eagle ID
208-938-1900
Daryl says: We have been there I believe four times. I usually have the Mediterraneo. I've never had a problem with them. The food that my wife and I get is the best Italian food we had in a long long time. More...
Caffe Luciano's (Italian)
3588 N. Prospect Way Garden City ID
208-577-6010‍‍‍‍‍‍
Caffeina (Coffeehouses/Bakeries)
4774 W. State St. Boise ID
208-807-2332
CasaBlanca Cuban Grill (South of the Border)
5506 W. Overland Road Boise ID
208-331-2370
Battlestar14 says: Outstanding! Authentic, run by Cuban family. As a Cuban myself, I can attest the food is terrific. Try the combo appetizer which includes plantain bananas and croquettes! Keep in mind the flavoring is very "tangy" (tropical) with terrific steamed rice More...
Chapala (South of the Border)
1201 S. Vista Ave. Boise Idaho
208-429-1155
Das Alpenhaus Delikatessen (European, Stores)
1340 S. Vista Ave Boise ID
208-426-0773
Enrique’s Mexican Restaurant (South of the Border)
482 W. Main St. Kuna ID
208-922-5169
trapshtr says: Best there is period!! Nothing better in the Treasure valley More...
Form & Function Coffee (Coffeehouses/Bakeries)
511 W. Broad St. Boise ID
208-922-7824
Hyde Perk Coffee House (Coffeehouses/Bakeries, Coffeehouses)
1507 N. 13th St. Boise ID
208-345-2046
Legends Sports Pub and Grill (Bars and Clubs, Pubs & Breweries)
7609 W. Overland Rd Boise ID
208-377-1819
Leku Ona (Basque)
117 S. Sixth St. Boise ID
208-345-6665
Lemon Tree Co. (Diner)
224 N. 10th St. Boise ID
208-343-6167
Wandering Green Flame says: There is a reason why you see the line going out the doors, this place is a delightful lunch spot. The ingredients are great, the food is fresh, and the dishes are a great take on some of the classics More...
Little Saigon Vietnamese (Thai & Vietnamese)
1305 Second St. S., Ste. 100 Nampa ID
208-461-4710
11 N. Orchard St. Boise ID
208-577-6415
Sssmithy says: Luciano's is our ALL-TIME favorite restaurant. We absolutely love the specials - always something new, intriguing, and *delicious*. This is the only restaurant where I love the house wines - they are fabulous. The chocolate cake is a must, even More...
Lucky 13 Pizza/The Garage (Pizza, Coldest Beer in Boise)
3662 S. Eckert Road Boise ID
208-344-6967
DeucesWild says: Great building and interior, you'll love the roll up, garage doors on warm spring days. Pizza's a fine pie, sandwiches need some help. Staff, while spartan are always working hard to satisfy. Nice place to bring kids for a pizza. More...
Lucky Fins Seafood Grill (Steak & Seafood)
801 W. Main St. Boise ID
208-888-3467
Karl Fengler says: It hasn't moved, just a second location. We've been there 3 times along with many in Meridian and always a great meal and service, Can't wait to try their downtown patio during the summer and Alive After Five. More...
Madre Boutique Tacqueria (South of the Border)
1034 S. La Pointe St. Boise ID
208-432-1100
Moss Coffee and Tea (Coffeehouses/Bakeries)
208 N. Ninth St. Boise ID
208-995-7454
Mount Everest Momo Cafe (Indian, Vegetarian)
2144 S Broadway Ave Boise ID
208-342-1268
Rembrandt's Coffee House (Coffeehouses/Bakeries, Coffeehouses)
93 S. Eagle Road Eagle ID
208-938-1564
Schnitzel Garten (European)
1225 E. Winding Creek Drive Eagle ID
208-629-8855
Snake River Tea Co. (Coffeehouses/Bakeries)
801 W. Main St. Boise ID
208-336-7948
Sofia's Greek Bistro (Mediterranean/Middle Eastern)
6748 N. Glenwood St. Garden City ID
208-853-0844
Charlie says: Sofia's ROCKS!!! Ann Marie is the BEST server! The food is REAL Greek! All food has generous portions at a great price! Very authentic! I wish they would open another location downtown or in Meridian! I have eaten greek food More...
3705 Hwy. 16 Eagle ID
208-258-6880, 208-258-6884
The Funky Taco (Food Truck and Trailer)
801 W. Bannock St. Boise ID
208-991-4106

Nightlife Venues

44 Club (Bars and Clubs, Coldest Beer in Boise)
4340 W. State St. Boise ID
208-344-0693
ParkerSmith says: Nice information, There is obviously a lot. Your points are very valuable and knowledgeable. Thanks for sharing this great blog with us. More...
Bardenay (Pubs & Breweries, Coldest Beer in Boise)
610 W. Grove St. Boise ID
208-426-0538
Friskyplatypus says: So much love for this place! Oh my gosh. The bartenders are the best in Boise, the booze is mixed perfectly and fairly priced and don't get me started on the food. They've hired a new chef, the pork chops More...
Bella Brewing (Bars and Clubs)
4340 W. Chinden Blvd. Garden City ID
208-629-5623
Bodovino (Bars and Clubs)
404 S. Eighth St. Boise ID
208-336-8466
Boise Brewing (Bars and Clubs)
521 W. Broad St. Boise ID
208-342-7655
Thomas Williams says: Great beer, great people, great location, and the community-owned aspect tops it off! More...
Chandlers Steakhouse (Fine Dining, Steak & Seafood, Music Venues)
981 W. Grove St. Boise ID
208-383-4300
Beekeeper says: I love corn fed beef and disdain idiots who don't know any better. Great atmosphere and wine selection. Have done Thanksgiving dinner there for years and always had a great experience. More...
China Blue (Bars and Clubs, Coldest Beer in Boise, Music Venues)
100 S. Sixth St. Boise ID
208-345-9515
Paul Valentine says: Awesome Experience I had the best time great service, fair prices, Really fantastic staff, I'm Very impressed with the music and their DJ Zuz One of the Best DJ,s In Idaho, I would recommend to all of my friends and More...
Cloud 9 Brewery (Bars and Clubs, Pubs & Breweries)
1750 W. State St. Boise ID
208-336-0681
gypsycat1353 says: awesome food artfully prepared & nanobrewery offerings are terrific & unique, the root beer brewed on site is to die for! More...
Crescent "No Lawyers" Bar/Grill (Bars and Clubs, Pubs & Breweries)
5500 W. Franklin Road Boise ID
208-322-9856
DocBelcheir says: Jodi... Thumbs Up! An atmosphere that allows for friendly chats, sports enthusiasts, and billard buffs. The food is great - try the steamers - none better. The best wait staff I have come across yet. You might even get Jodi More...
Flying M Coffeegarage (Coffeehouses/Bakeries, Coffeehouses, Music Venues)
1314 Second St. S. Nampa ID
208-467-5533
Gil's K-9 Bar (Bars and Clubs, Coldest Beer in Boise, Pubs & Breweries)
2506 W. Main St. Boise ID
208-345-4420
Goodwood Barbecue Company (BBQ, Coldest Beer in Boise)
7849 W. Spectrum St. Boise ID
208-658-7173
Russ Ham says: Took my mother to dinner for her birthday. The eagle road location always has incredible food and atmosphere. We were seated as soon as we walked in. (5 adults in our party) and have never had to wait more than More...
Knitting Factory Concert House (Bars and Clubs, Event Centers, Music Venues)
416 S. Ninth St. Boise ID
208-367-1212
Legends Sports Pub and Grill (Bars and Clubs, Pubs & Breweries)
7609 W. Overland Rd Boise ID
208-377-1819
Lucky Dog Tavern (Bars and Clubs, Coldest Beer in Boise)
2223 Fairview Ave. Boise ID
208-333-0074
Modern Hotel and Bar (Hotels, Bars and Clubs, Fine Dining)
1314 W. Grove St. Boise ID
208-424-8244 or 1-866-780-6012
733 S. Pioneer St. Boise ID
208-344-0011
Pengilly's Saloon (Bars and Clubs, Coldest Beer in Boise, Music Venues)
513 W. Main St. Boise ID
208-345-6344
John Berryhill 1 says: I LOVE ME SOME PENGiLLY'S!!!
Prost! Boise (Bars and Clubs, European)
274 N. Eighth St. Boise ID
208-336-9395
Red Feather Lounge (Fine Dining, Coldest Beer in Boise)
246 N. Eighth St. Boise ID
208-429-6340
Mark Csencsits says: Red Feather is like eating at the restaurant your friend owns. They think of the city as their family and treat everyone like that.. The food is consistently good and the servers and bartenders are nice. No hate for Red More...
Suds Tavern (Bars and Clubs, Coldest Beer in Boise)
1024 S. Broadway Ave. Boise ID
208-345-9656
Tap and Cask (American, Bars and Clubs)
1555 S. Broadway Ave. Boise ID
208-338-5458
Taphouse Pub and Eatery (Bars and Clubs, Pubs & Breweries)
760 W. Main St. Boise ID
208-336-6991
The Amsterdam Lounge (Bars and Clubs)
609 W. Main St. Boise ID
208-3459515
The Ram (Pubs & Breweries, Coldest Beer in Boise)
709 E. Park Blvd. Boise ID
208-345-2929

Public Places

Big Al's (Cultural Attractions, American)
1900 N. Eagle Road Meridian Idaho
208-780-6118
Knitting Factory Concert House (Bars and Clubs, Event Centers, Music Venues)
416 S. Ninth St. Boise ID
208-367-1212
Wild Plum Events and Eats (Event Centers)
1621 N. Orchard St. Boise ID
208-994-7437

Shops

Amaru Confections (Coffeehouses/Bakeries, Stores)
217 S. Roosevelt St. Boise ID
208-991-2253
Big City Coffee (Coffeehouses/Bakeries, Coffeehouses)
1416 W Grove St. Boise ID
208-345-3145
Boise Co-op North End (Delis, Stores)
888 W. Fort St. Boise ID
208-472-4500
Go Listen Boise says: Thank you for supporting local music!
Boise Co-op The Village (Stores, Delis)
2350 N. Eagle Road Meridian ID
208-809-2200
Cucina di Paolo (Delis, Stores)
1504 Vista Ave. Boise ID
208-345-7150
Denise Hunt says: Sorry it took us so long to find this gem - our fault, not theirs. Food was delicious, Mary Jean's personal service made the experience. More...
Das Alpenhaus Delikatessen (European, Stores)
1340 S. Vista Ave Boise ID
208-426-0773
Flying M Coffeegarage (Coffeehouses/Bakeries, Coffeehouses, Music Venues)
1314 Second St. S. Nampa ID
208-467-5533
Flying M Coffeehouse (Coffeehouses/Bakeries, Coffeehouses)
500 W. Idaho St. Boise ID
208-345-4320
ajax says: What, the 'M' not reviewed here yet after all these years!!! Simply THE BEST coffeehouse in Boise, and I really have to say pretty much anywhere, and I've traveled to a lot of places and drank a lot of coffee. More...
Flying M Coffeeshop (Coffeehouses/Bakeries, Coffeehouses)
724 Arthur St. Caldwell ID
208-718-2720
Hyde Perk Coffee House (Coffeehouses/Bakeries, Coffeehouses)
1507 N. 13th St. Boise ID
208-345-2046
Porterhouse (Stores, Delis)
600 S. Rivershore Lane Eagle ID
208-938-1441
Rembrandt's Coffee House (Coffeehouses/Bakeries, Coffeehouses)
93 S. Eagle Road Eagle ID
208-938-1564
The Basque Market (Basque, Stores)
608 W. Grove St. Boise ID
208-433-1208
ajax says: One tasty way to experience a 'taste' of the Basque cuisine is to take in a night of tapas, or to be more pedantic, 'pintxos' at 'The Basque Market.' Not only is it the food, but the wine tasting, as More...
The Sturiale Place (Italian, Markets)
1501 W. Jefferson St. Boise ID
208-908-7041

Services

Modern Hotel and Bar (Hotels, Bars and Clubs, Fine Dining)
1314 W. Grove St. Boise ID
208-424-8244 or 1-866-780-6012

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